Tag: roman period

Hippos-Sussita Excavations Unearth Rare Pan Mask

03/19 | Archaeologists working at Hippos-Sussita on the eastern shore of the Sea of Galilee in Israel have unearthed a rare bronze mask of Pan.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Places, Biblical Archaeology Sites, News.

The “High Place” at Tel Gezer

01/30 | Tel Gezer’s first excavator, R.A.S. Macalister, believed there was a “high place” dedicated to child sacrifice at the Canaanite site. William G. Dever disagrees.   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

First Person: Life Was Not So Bad for Smelters

01/07 | While life for miners at ancient copper mining sites was “hell on earth,” the smelters of the better class feasted like visitors at a first-class spa.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

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